Chapter 26. Safety in the Use of Chemicals at the Workplace

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Nabil T. Watfa

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch26

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Watfa, N. T. (2007) Safety in the Use of Chemicals at the Workplace, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch26

Editor Information

  1. Birch Assessment Services for Information on Chemicals, 6 Birch Drive, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 2UL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286300

Online ISBN: 9783527616039

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Keywords:

  • chemical use;
  • teratogenicity;
  • mutagenicity;
  • carcinogenicity;
  • european communities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • World Production and Use of Chemicals: An Overview

  • Hazards Associated with the Use of Chemicals

  • Safety in the Use of Chemicals

  • The Activities of the International Labour Office (ILO) in Chemical Safety